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    November 12, 2012
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some people live around here are without water. you are talking about 20 buildings in the 800 block of north calvert street. less than a week after a 60-inch water main broke on charles and 20th street, this morning of 40-inch in the 200 block of madison street began gushing water or around 8:30 this morning. >> i went in to make coffee and there was no water pressure. i had no idea there was a water main break. >> cars parked in a parking lot near the break had to be towed out before they became flooded. water rushed down madison street beneath the jones falls expressway. crews scramble to get to the valves to get the water turned off. it was quite a mess. >> baltimore is going to be
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underneath the water. they need to get to the problem and deal with it. >> it seems like these water main breaks will continue until the city is able to replace its aging bikes. -- its aging pipes. >> i wish to could do something about fixing the age-old infrastructure. we have talked about that many times. baltimore city has a very old infrastructure and this is just an indication that age is finally catching up. >> meanwhile, once again you can see progress is being made fast today for this 30-inch main. they will pump the water out and once they get down there, it is not very deep, 6-8 below the surface of the road. then they can determine how long it will take to get that pipe out and repair the damaged pipe. meanwhile, while this is going on, crews got a call about
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another main break, this one in rosedale. that is where gary sims is come alive. >> we checked in just a little while ago with the department's public works and they say they are handling seven water main breaks, five of them that happened just today. that includes this one here in the 8800 block of philadelphia road in rosedale. they say this happen between 12 and 12:30 this afternoon. the department of public works says it is a 16-inch main that broke. officials at franklin square medical center said they had low water pressure and the restricted drinking water as a precaution. they say now the situation has improved and the water pressure is back. a community college cancel classes because of the break. stevens received word by e-mail and also a text message. -- students received word.
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>> i got a text and they said the campus was closed because of all water main break or something like that. i am not upset about it. >> the water at the community college's back on, 60 homes and 15 businesses are still without water. dpw says they are averaging about three water main breaks at day and have to have this one in rosedale fixed overnight. barry simms, wbal-tv 11 news. >> officials in anne arundel county are searching for the cause of a massive house fire overnight. it cost about $350,000 in damage on while willow way in severn. it took 75 firefighters and 20 pieces of equipment to get
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everything under control. the family lived in the house was able to make it outside without harm. >> elmo is in the news tonight. kate amara has details on the story. >> the leave of absence was prompted by news that 52-year- old kevin clash had a relationship with a 16-year-old. elmo is one of the most recognizable characters on television, but today it was revealed the actor who voices the sesame street star is taking some time off of work. kevin clash has been accused of having a sexual relationship with the 16-roble. sesame workshops as the puppeteer denies the charges, which were first made back in june by the alleged victim, who by then was 23 years old. sesame workshops said in a statement today, we took it very
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seriously. we met with kevin, who denies the accusation. the nonprofit says clash used poor judgment and violated company policy regarding internet use but ultimately bound claim to be unsubstantiated. the associated press reports clash said, i have a relationship with the accuser. it was between two consenting adults, and i am deeply saddened that he is trying to make it into something it was not. sesame workshop says clash asked for and was granted a leave of absence in order to refute the allegations and protect his reputation. the show is currently in production and the new york times report said other puppeteers will fill in as the voice of elmo during his absence. >> more fallout tonight following the resignation of cia
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director david petraeus because of an extramarital affair. daniel l. lee is on capitol hill tonight with more. -- danielle lee. >> lawmakers said the affair put former general david petraeus in a compromise position. lawmakers are criticizing the fbi for initially keeping secret an investigation that led to the downfall of former cia director david petraeus. >> to have someone out there in such a sensitive position, he may or may not have been having an affair at the time. >> government officials say the investigation started out months ago.
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joe kelly, a friend of petraeus said he was receiving anonymous threatening e-mails. in the process, it was discovered he had had an affair. a former spokesman for traders said this of the relationship. >> it in about four months ago. >> according to officials, the fbi did not report the incident to his boss or congress or the president until concluding its investigation last week. the president accepted his resignation friday. >> it is very puzzling, and i think it was a mistake because it does happen so fast and so hard. since then, and has been like peeling an onion. >> the national security -- once the fbi concluded there is no national security breach by the cia director, there's really nothing there. >> he is more concerned about what happens next as congress
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investigates the attack in benghazi, libya. >> the acting cia director will testify about benghazi later this week. congress says at some point, they will likely call on the former four-star general to testify as well. >> new details tonight on the weekend flea market brawl in baltimore county that landed one man and a hospital. baltimore county police said it was all gang-related and tonight brandon quinet and allen lull are facing charges. the fight broke out at the north. plea market. the victim, a 52-year-old from the dundalk area is the alleged gang member. his injuries are not reported to be life-threatening. >> a mild afternoon across most of the mid-atlantic.
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here in baltimore, temperatures are running well above normal, mostly in the 60's, near 70 degrees before the cloud start to move in. things are about to change. a strong cold front marching through ohio and western pennsylvania and the temperatures will drop significantly into the 40's and 30's behind the front. the front is cattle to move through overnight and temperatures for the rest of the week will be a little chillier than normal. details on that coming up. >> a restaurant owner is shot in ellicott city. already reeling in the aftermath of superstorm sandy, the local red cross almost facing an even bigger crisis. the latest on the race to sign a contract and what it means for the local chapter. >> joe flacco turns his >> joe flacco turns his attention
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>> on the game against the oakland raiders yesterday, there are critics of the offense. >> gerry sandusky joins us for a
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look back on a historic afternoon over m&t bank stadium. dexia think your being overly optimistic. the silence or reject the critics were silenced for about an hour. trying to earn home field advantage for the playoffs. the ravens have now won 15 straight home games. for touchdown date for joe flacco. the ravens had 20 more planes than ray rice had rushing yards. think of that. you never see the ravens with more points than rice has rushing. as for torrey smith, big second half. the first one capped the opening drive of the third quarter. with that kind of speed, that is a suite 6 points. the same result later on, flacco
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to torrey smith. good concentration by torrey smith. now comes the big challenge. joe flacco tacked on a rushing touchdown of his own. >> it seems like all the good teams, forever reason, or maybe it's because -- i have to tell you, we have won a lot of games here. women not be as successful on a consistent basis, but we played very well -- we may not be as successful. >> the ravens head out on the road, but things could change in a hurry in the nfl. a couple of weeks ago, the ravens look like a team with big
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problems. now they have a 7-2 record. much more on the ravens upcoming road trip to pittsburg, tonight at 6:00. >> now, your insta-weather forecast with chief meteorologist tom tasselmyer. >> mild temperatures across the region, beautiful weather for football yesterday and held through monday per the veterans day observance. we had 69 degrees today at the airport. that is way above average of 58 for the 12th day of november. 78 degrees was the record high back in 1879. 18 was the record low. no sign of that kind of cold, but it will get a little chilly air. there may be a few sprinkles starting to develop as the evening wears on, but at least the temperatures are still mild. some 50's showing up in western maryland where the clouds are increasing and thickening, and the rain is approaching. gregoire for this time of year.
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-- pretty warm for this time of year. 30's and 40's in cleveland, columbus, up to detroit. a solid line of rain stretches from the eastern great lakes into western pennsylvania, almost into oakland and garrett county. it will be there in the next hour or so. we expect rain to keep moving east tonight, especially -- reaching the baltimore area close to midnight. right over toward baltimore and the western shore of the bay by about midnight or so. the rain starts to change over to some snow overnight and there could be a light accumulation. probably some rain year for the tuesday morning rush-hour in and showers will continue pressing east and looks like the skies will clear up as we head toward lunch time and into the afternoon hours. 35-bit before the love tonight, but the clouds will shift to the
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northwest and that dusty northwest breeze will bring in cooler air. even though we will see sunshine tomorrow afternoon and wednesday, it will not warm up a lot. the air mass behind that front is quite chilly. the front hangs up off the carolina coast and it may bring more clouds into the region thursday afternoon and may be a shower on the eastern shore friday morning. the-55 degrees tomorrow, that is the high temperature and that will probably be in the morning with temperatures slowly falling through the day. on the day, small craft advisory, northwest winds at 15- 20, gusting to 25. in western maryland, the rain could changeover to snow late tonight or tomorrow morning and a few flurries continue tomorrow with ties only in the 30's'. same kind of temperature drop on the eastern shore, raindrops us
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into the 50's tomorrow and will be a struggle just to get to 50 on wednesday, even though it will be a sunny day. wednesday will be a windy day with gusts to 30 miles an hour, sunny skies and a colt -- a cool 52. no more 60's to near 73 rest of the week. we are talking low fifties for a few days at the front moved through. over the upcoming weekend we will see some showers to the south and east friday morning. saturday, sunny to partly cloudy and a chance for showers again sunday and monday with highs in the low 50s. >> when it comes to prenatal testing, how important are those findings? we will break it down, next. >> i am sally kidd in washington. new details about the petraeus sex scandal and by members
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>> a national think tank says
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newgate marriage laws will generate at least $166 million in spending in the next two years. it is estimated nearly 18,000 same-sex couples will exchanged vows in the first three years after the new laws are in effect. wedding related spending for in- state couple is expected to be about $16 million in maine, $63 million in maryland, and $81 million in washington state. it does not include out of state same-sex couples that travel to those states to marry. the red cross has employees that trend to go on strike of a new contract was not reached. they were extremely disappointed with the timing of the threat with superstar sandy straining its resources. the new contract will last for
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the next three years. >> the risk for autism may be higher in children whose mothers contracted the flu or had a fever for more than a week during pregnancy. that state included nearly 97,000 children born in denmark between 1997 and 2003. the children whose mothers had the flu or a week long fever while pregnant at least twice the risk of being diagnosed with an optimism spectrum related disorder before the age of three. -- an autism spectrum related disorder. when you are pregnant, your baby is naturally a high priority, and the prenatal tests are so important. what are some of those tests and what did that mean? -- what do they mean? >> christiana is pregnant with her second child, and like other
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expected moms, she has already had her share of prenatal testing. test, an nta blood where they test the spinal fluid to make sure the baby doesn't have downs or anything like that. i've had a 3 d ultra sound as well as in regular ultrasound. >> it sounds like a lot, but dr. robert avalos says prenatal testing necessary to assess the risks. it starts at the very beginning. >> we want to get a blood count, and if your african- american we want to look for whether or not you have sickle cell trait. we want to look for your blood type. if your negative we need to give the medication to prevent bleeding. we look for rubella. we like to get the hiv and
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hepatitis to see if there is anything we need to do, some early medication or medication to give the baby. >> the doctor says there are other tests given throughout pregnancy such as the afp and first trimester screening to look for chromosome abnormality. also glucose screening to look for diabetes. >> we go over each test, why we are doing what we are doing, and then depending on whether their religious black crowned -- background or moral ethics. >> peace of mind, it makes you feel a lot better to go when and say that your baby is fine. >> the doctor says all those prenatal tests are changing for the better. a number of test that used to be in basic are now non invasive, like screening for chromosomal abnormalities. >> looming large is how
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negotiations will play out as congress grapples with the impending tax break expirations. what needs to happen to bring the nation out of its state. >> a man was shot by at least two men. i am lowell melser now will have a live report.
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>> live, local, latebreaking. you are watching wbal-tv 11 news at 5:00 p.m. with stan stovall and donna hamilton, your forecast with tom tasselmyer, and skyteam 11, covering breaking news where you live. wbal-tv 11 news at 5:00 p.m. continues now. >> a howard county restaurant managers in critical condition at this hour after police say he was shot outside of his store in columbia. it happened early sunday morning and police are looking for two men behind the attack. >> lowell melser is live outside howard county police headquarters in ellicott city. >> police are not releasing too much information on this case, simply because the public
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information office here in ellicott city is closed because of the veterans day holiday. at any rate, a number of employees at that talk of bell in colombia have identified the victim as 30-0 gary graham. tonight he isn't shock trauma in critical -- tonight he is at shock trauma in critical condition. a little more than 24 hours after a manager, who employees identified as a 30-year-old gary graham, was shot in the restaurant parking lot. police would not confirm the victim's name. police say around 12:50 sunday morning, the victim was confronted by two men outside the store and they began shooting at him. the victim was struck several times and manage to get into the top of bell, where employees called 911. at the exxon gas station across from the top old bell, mohammad
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says graham was a regular at the store and right before he was shot, he purchased something in the store and was confronted as he left. >> somewhere in the parking lot they grabbed him. >> the station's owner says he also handed over surveillance camera footage to police, which they hope will give them more clues about the case in what he calls a highly unusual incident. >> it is very rare that something like this would happen here. i have been here 12 years and we've had no incidents. to hear something like this so close by is very uncommon in very unusual. it is kind of alarming, too. >> in a news release, police said that a motive is unknown and that the investigation is ongoing. so far, they are looking for two males in this case. lowell melser, wbal-tv 11 news. >> here's a look at some of our
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other top stories at this hour. two new water main breaks tonight, the first in the mount vernon area of baltimore city. it happened shortly after 8:00 this morning on east madison street. low water pressure and cloudy water have been affecting residents and businesses. this comes less than a week after a 60-inch main broke on -- >> street. earlier this afternoon, a 16- inch water main broke. surrounding institutions have been affected by the break but now they say water pressure is back to normal at franklin square hospital in baltimore county community college as well. one man is in critical condition after being shot in the head sunday night. police found an african-american man lying unconscious in a wooded area. his identity as not been released. detectives are looking into the case and there is no word on a motive or possible suspects.
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baltimore county police are confirming the flea market raw from sunday afternoon was gang- related. brandon quinet and allen lull are both facing assault charges. police say one man had to be taken to hospital during the fight which happened outside the north. class of flea market after being pounded with a rubber mallet. >> congressional leaders from both parties will head to the white house for a brown one of negotiations on the fiscal cliff. -- round 1 of negotiations on the fiscal cliff. the sticking point is tax cuts for the wealthy. >> both parties say they are willing to compromise, but they are not quite saying how. obama and congressional republicans are squaring off this week over tax cuts for the
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rich. they cannot work out their differences by december 31, we are all in trouble. >> not politics as usual. you elected us to focus on your jobs, not ours. >> the president and john boehner are each drawing a line in the sand on letting the bush era tax cuts expire for americans making more than $250,000 a year. the speaker wants the tax overhaul that raises money by cutting loopholes. if they cannot hammer out a spending deal by the end of the year, the nation goes over the so-called fiscal cliff and taxes go up for everyone. an average of $500 per household, and there will be deep, automatic spending cuts that could hobble the economy. republican sandoval the president to address the real problem. the real problem is
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uncontrolled entitlement spending and a government that has grown massively. >> democrats and republicans will have to compromise just like the president and his party did after getting walloped in the 2010 election. >> would cut $900 million in spending that was painful to us. >> in washington, a high-stakes search for middle ground. brian moore, wbal-tv 11 news. >> there is more fallout tonight for lance armstrong. >> why he has completely decided to cut ties with his organization, live strong. next domino sugar announces a big opportunity to make some money, and all you have to do is take a really great picture of that iconic neon sign. >> that minnesota woman is lucky to be alive tonight, and she is thanking someone up above. thanking someone up above. ho
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>> the owner of one of the homes that exploded in indianapolis says the problem furnace could be to blame for the blast that killed two and doesn't -- damaged dozens of home service s so severely that some will have to be demolished. one minnesota woman said she is lucky to be alive after a large tree crashed into her bedroom during a storm saturday night. the woman said she was just about to go to bed when it happened of around 11:30 saturday evening. a storm knocked a giant pine tree on to the house, crashing right where she sleeps. there were damaged cars, power lines, and homes. >> i feel like somebody up above
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was watching over me. >> the tree shook the home's foundation unbuckled of the roof. she says it is not knocking down her spirit. >> lance armstrong has now cut all ties with charity organization, live strong. he kept a seat on the board of directors, but now in an effort to avoid painting the organization it anymore negative fallout, armstrong has resigned his board seat. it was claimed he use performance enhancing drugs during his cycling career and former teammates testified against him. >> fine and i can save some money by doing two things. >> hundred came out to show support on veterans day in mount vernon. i am kim dacey and i will explain, coming up. >> some rain overnight andx
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have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership?
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x flying high on this veterans
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day, the same giant american flag that once flew above the domino sugar refinery when an open in 1922. it is part of the companies veterans day celebration as it recognizes its 90th anniversary year. the 120 sq. ft. flag was strategically placed next to the neon sign weren't home for -- until about 25 years ago but was knocked down in a storm. domino sugar is announcing a contest inviting anyone to submit their photo of that iconic sign. although veterans day with yesterday, the government is celebrating a holiday today. >> baltimore city held up true show of patriotism. >> hundreds of people that often a parade to support military
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members in baltimore's third annual veterans day parade. >> the service and sacrifice to honor all back -- veterans who have fought in all wars for this country from the revolutionary war of 3 the current conflicts we are having today. >> the buffalo soldiers, and figure soldiers involved in rotc programs. many active-duty military members participated and enjoyed the show of patriotism. >> it means a lot. it lets me know that we are all part of something much greater than ourselves. to me, that is great. we all come together to support one calls. >> lining the streets of mount vernon, people want to show support of our veterans, and even some veterans themselves, to honor those who are following in their footsteps. >> does to go back to memories,
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it gives me a warm feeling inside to know that people still remember. >> very proud of everyone. i am just encouraging them and now you are supporting them as well. >> these veterans say it is a good day for everyone to remember just what our military members have done for all of us. >> are veterans, our soldiers are the ones that ensure that we can continue to come out here and do what we are doing on a daily basis. >> kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> we certainly salute all veterans. >> you can share a message for a know.n pianyou
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>> now, your insta-weather forecast with chief meteorologist tom tasselmyer. >> an unusually mild november 12. back in 1987 on veterans day we had some snow around here. not today, for sure. 69 degrees, way above the normal high of 58. the morning lows so for -- so far for the day was 40. 78 is the record high, all the way back to 1879. are around the region now we see clouds moving in. the rain is not too far away. the main back your brain is still back in spitzbergen to cleveland and stretching -- the main area of rain is still back in pittsburg to cleveland. we are on the warm side of
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things with southerly breezes kicking those temperatures in the '60s and still quite mild at frostburg record is 58 degrees. showers will start to cool things off in the western maryland mountains and it could change over to snow in the highest elevations in western pennsylvania and maryland. pushing on to the eastern shore around midnight and showers continue right into the tuesday morning rush-hour. the rain will continue pressing to the east of us and we will see the skies clearing up but we should finish the day with a little bit of sunshine. cold enough for snow, maybe upwards of an inch or so in a higher amounts of their accounting and down into west virginia. the chill will certainly come in. there is a lot of clear sky behind it and it will dominate the weather pattern beginning tomorrow afternoon and continued
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through wednesday. as far as the bright sunshine goes, it will be colder than normal. thursday as a formal try to form to this out and we may get some of the clouds from it. even a passing shower thursday afternoon could clip parts of the eastern shore on friday morning. i next chance of rain will probably hold off until the end of the week. 45-50 tonight, showers likely, the sun goes down at 4:54. tomorrow the northwest breeze kicks the temperature from climbing. we will only finished with a high in the low 50's. on the bay tomorrow, winds will be turning to the northwest, with 2-3 foot waves and the small craft advisory flag is up on the open waters of the bay. eastern shore, some gusty winds
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as the front moves by but we hope for some late they sunshine. on the coast, the rain showers into the afternoon tomorrow before it clears up. chilly temperatures and gusty winds at ocean city on wednesday, with winds gusting to 30 miles an hour. below normal temperatures for the rest of the week. highs in the upper porticos in love 50's. a shower may be passing to the east on friday and then another round of showers could come up the coast on sunday and monday, keeping temperatures kind of cool. >> the u.s. is supposed to be that world's biggest oil producer by 2020 and the u.s. will be energy independence some years after that, according to a new report by the international energy agency. near vehicles are more efficient.
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the rise in supply is one of the reasons gas prices have dropped. oil prices slipped below $86 a barrel today. another driving force could be the result of some countries retreating from nuclear power and the fast spread of wind and solar technologies. in oil fell and natural gas added. 9 cents. the centerpiece of most banks giving dinners, the cost of turkey's up four since a pound compared to last year. the american farm bureau federation estimates a 16 pound turkey will cost about $23, roughly a $39 since a pound. -- $1.39 a pound. shoppers to wait until the last minute to buy their turkey could
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get an even bigger bargain. i would not recommend it, though. some stores will open at 8:00 on thursday night. early bird shoppers will have more than 200 door busters to look forward to. the chain has been trying hard to promote its electronics along with regular toys. it is also offering free lay way. sears has a job on most other retailers with this holiday deal starting on november 18. the stage is set for a little war of words with you, the consumer, deciding how to read the outcome. neither amazon.com nor barnes and noble will release figures on the candle or no -- kindle or nook. some in the tech world say e-
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readers are being rendered obsolete or redundant by tablet computers that offer so much more than just reading. people complain about being distracted when using a tabla because there are games on their and movies. a lot of people just like to have a dedicated e-reader. the holiday season will tell. >> at schools across the country that are celebrating education week. a special tree from one of the most famous and respected doctors in the world. participating schools have established ben carson reading rooms are kids have an opportunity to explore more than 500 books from a variety of
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offers -- a variety of authors on different topics. many are offering activities throughout the day. general david petraeus is keeping a low profile, just days after his extramarital affair was announced. he resigned from the cia. new details are coming to light. >> touchdown, ravens, record- setting touchdown. >> the ravens put together a record-breaking win against the oakland raiders. joe flacco threw for more than 340 yards. up next, a look back at all the highlights in our sideline soundtrack.
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>> 55-20 was the final score as the ravens crest the oakland raiders on sunday. time for a look back at the ravens' very impressive win in our sideline soundtrack. >> flacco, quarterback, he is in for the touchdown. joe flacco with the ravens first touchdown of the afternoon.
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>> first and goal, play action. touchdown, ravens. his third touchdown of the season. >> and a walk in for the touchdown. the ravens strike with 24 seconds left in the half. >> 9.5 to play, the third quarter, flacco to probe. is called, touchdown, corey smith and the ravens strike again. colby jones, 40, 30, 20,
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touchdown, ravens. a record-setting touchdown. with 12:34 left to play, the hay is in the barn. >> what a game, a great game for the ravens. here is a look at what is coming of new at 6:00. >> the mentor of the columbia taco bell is in critical condition after being shot in the restaurant's parking lot. on lowell melser and i will have a live report. >> new details about the petraeus sex scandal and by members of congress are demanding an explanation. buy members of congress are demanding an explanation. >> live, local, latebreaking. this is 11 news at 6:00 p.m. >> are big story at 6:00, more details about the scandal that brought down general david petraeus, director of the cia.
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>> sally kidd has the latest from our washington bureau. >> there are questions about the timing of the resignation and about the fbi's decision not to notify administration officials about the affair until election day. >> it is the talk of washington, a sex scandal brings down the nation's top intelligence team. members of congress of trying to piece together who knew what and when. >> it is the kind of story is not normally expect to see in a spy novel. >> the fbi said three months ago it received a complaint from a family friend of general petraeus. she said she was receiving anonymous, threatening e-mails. anonymous, threatening e-mails. it was traced back to petraeus'